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    Updated on Nov 19, 2018. Posted on Jan 8, 2018

    42 Details You (Probably) Never Noticed In Action Movies

    So. Much. Adrenaline.

    1. Arnold Schwarzenegger uses the gun from Predator again in T2: Judgement Day.

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    I'll be back, choppa!

    2. The same actor played the main villains in Mad Max and Mad Max: Fury Road.

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    Hugh Keays-Byrne played Toecutter in the original film and Immortan Joe in Fury Road.

    3. A poster for Batman v Superman can be seen in I Am Legend.

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    I am Legend's writer, Akiva Goldsman, wrote an early draft of BvS, which never came to light. The film was eventually rewritten and made NINE YEARS later.

    4. The eggnog scene in Lethal Weapon is a nod to The Manchurian Candidate.

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    Being shot through a carton of milk is a bad way to go.

    5. Paul Freeman eats a fly in Raider of the Lost Ark.

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    Or does he? According to the actor, it's just a clever edit.

    6. The spelling of Holly's last name changes in Die Hard.

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    Her office door in the film says "Gennero", but IMDB lists it as "Gennaro".

    7. Cate Blanchett makes an appearance in Hot Fuzz...

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    You can tell by the eyes.

    8. ...and so does Peter Jackson.

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    His eyes are less mezmerizing, tbh.

    9. There's a fleeing Spiderman in The Italian Job.

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    The 2003 version, not the 1969 version (as far as we know).

    10. The Bride's shoes say "Fuck U" in Kill Bill: Volume 1.

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    Hero.

    11. The Expendables 3 references Demolition Man.

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    Stallone tells Wesley Snipes that he will "smash him into pieces," which is a direct callback to their big showdown in Demolition Man. (The Expendables movies have countless references to action classics, but Demolition Man doesn't get enough credit.)

    12. Michael Bay makes a cameo in Bad Boys II.

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    Bay actually makes cameos in lots of his films, including Armageddon and Transformers.

    13. One of "The Girls of Old Town" is dressed as Wonder Woman in Sin City.

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    Note the lasso.

    14. Neo's line "Mr. Wizard, get me the hell outta here!" from The Matrix is a reference to the '60s cartoon Tooter Turtle.

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    Keanu is also called "Mr. Wizard" during Point Break, making this one big Keanu/Tooter/action movie conspiracy.

    15. Drew Barrymore ends up at the E.T. house in Charlie's Angels.

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    Drew's first big role was as Gertie in E.T. Note the movie poster on the wall and bowl of Reese's Pieces.

    16. Dan Aykroyd makes a cameo in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

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    Which was released the same year as Ghostbusters (1984).

    17. The black heart graffiti changes to red when Deborah walks by in Baby Driver.

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    Because of true love and stuff.

    18. Michael Biehn has played a Navy SEAL in The Rock, Navy SEALs, and The Abyss.

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    He is, however, best known for playing Kyle Reese in The Terminator and Corporal Hicks in Aliens.

    19. The American flags in Watchmen have 51 stars.

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    In this alternate reality, Vietnam became the 51st state after America won the war.

    20. You see a total of 836 dead bodies in the extended cut of Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.

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    The highest body count in movie history.

    21. The opening of Skyfall foreshadows M's fate.

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    Not to spoil things, but that's a graveyard.

    22. Die Hard 2 features a Lethal Weapon ad.

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    The lady reading this magazine has good taste.

    23. Dom's Dodge Charger from Fast and the Furious can be seen in Herbie: Fully Loaded.

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    Which means they MUST exist in the same universe.

    24. The balloons in Time Cop are a nod to Van Damme's infamous splits.

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    Why else would balloons look like that?

    25. In Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, the dance floor is made to look like a chessboard.

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    Because Holmes and Moriarty are always chessing it up.

    26. In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Michelle is reading Of Human Bondage.

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    Which is the story of an orphan who goes to live with his aunt and uncle. Sound familiar?

    27. Stephen Norrington, the director of Blade, makes a brief cameo in the film.

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    There he is, vamping on some poor lady.

    28. Matt Damon doesn't just disappear in the The Bourne Identity.

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    He literally just ducks and runs alongside this truck.

    29. Kurt Russell's shirt from Big Trouble in Little China is hanging on the bar's wall in Death Proof.

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    Kurt, of course, plays Stuntman Mike in Tarantino's Death Proof.

    30. In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Sean Connery is shot by James Bond's gun.

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    The Walther PPK was the primary gun used by Connery's Bond in Dr. No.

    31. You can spot Ian Malcolm’s book throughout Jurassic World.

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    And you'll spot Ian Malcolm in the new film, because life found a way!

    32. Adam Brody wears a Fight Club shirt in Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

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    Both films star Brad Pitt (obviously).

    33. There's a centaur cop in Netflix's Bright.

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    Someone PLEASE tell David Ayer we need more of this guy in the sequel.

    34. Tom Cruise never fires a gun in the first Mission: Impossible film.

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    But his character, Ethan Hunt, makes up for it in the four sequels.

    35. You can spot the OG Human Torch costume in Captain America: The First Avenger.

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    Of course, Chris Evans played both Marvel characters.

    36. Nic Cage references John Woo in Kick-Ass, who directed him in Face/Off and Windtalkers.

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    He asks his daughter what John's first English language film was. (The answer is Hard Target.)

    37. Clive Owen sports a 2012 London Olympics shirt in Children of Men, which was made in 2006.

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    The location of the 2012 Olympics was announced in 2005, and Children of Men takes place in 2027.

    38. In Saving Private Ryan, the soldiers who are shot while attempting to surrender are Czech, not German.

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    They're saying, “Please don’t shoot me, I am not a German, I am a Czech, I didn’t kill anyone!” adding a whole new layer of brutal sadness to the film.

    39. Mark Hamill's character works at Imperial College in Kingsman: The Secret Service.

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    This may not have been an intentional nod to Star Wars, but it's still cool.

    40. In the end of The Dark Knight Rises, the missing pearls from Bruce's estate are on Selina.

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    Stop peering into my soul, Christian Bale.

    41. You can catch Pacific Courier and Atlantic Courier in Die Hard, Speed, and Die Hard with a Vengeance.

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    Die Hard's cinematographer, Jan de Bont, directed Speed.

    42. There are ads for The Terminator in Last Action Hero, but starring Stallone.

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    Arnold and Sly take jabs and make references to each other in many of their films, including Twins, Tango & Cash, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, True Lies, and Demolition Man.

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